The Question and Answer section for Call of the Wild is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Perrault has just deemed Spitz the toughest and most dominant dog on the team; he says, "one devil, dat Spitz".
Francois disagrees believing Buck is the most formidable of the dogs and responds, "Dat Buck two devils."
Buck liked Curly, as she was good natured. Curly's death taught Buck that being friendly was not conducive to survival.
Buck hears a howl..... a call, and he was drawn to it.
One night he sprang from sleep with a start, eager-eyed, nostrils quivering and scenting, his mane bristling in recurrent waves. From the forest came the call (or one note of it, for the call...